Alternatives to Suing Over Delayed Immigration Cases

Alternatives to Suing Over Delayed Immigration Cases

Dealing with a delayed immigration case can be frustrating. Before considering a lawsuit against the U.S. government, there are several potentially quicker and less confrontational alternatives that can be explored with the assistance of an experienced immigration lawyer. This blog post outlines these alternatives and offers practical advice on next steps.

Common Causes of Immigration Application Delays

Common Causes of Immigration Application Delays

In this post, we cover various reasons why immigration applications can experience delays. Covering everything from logistical issues within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the State Department, to complications with paperwork and inter-agency coordination. This post will help applicants recognize potential delays and better prepare for their application process.

TN Visa to H1B Visa for Canadian and Mexican Professionals
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TN Visa to H1B Visa for Canadian and Mexican Professionals

The decision to transition from a TN to an H1B visa involves a mix of career objectives, personal preferences, and immigration regulations. Many Canadian and Mexican professionals in the United States face this crossroads, weighing the immediate benefits against long-term implications. Here, we discuss going from a TN Visa to an H1B visa.

When Franchises Qualify for an L1 Visa: Common Ownership

When Franchises Qualify for an L1 Visa: Common Ownership

Understanding the L-1 visa process for franchises can be complex. This post clarifies when a franchise qualifies for an L-1 visa, focusing on ownership and control requirements between entities. Understand the differences between franchise agreements and qualifying relationships needed for L-1 visas.

Do I Need an E Visa After a USCIS Status Change?

Do I Need an E Visa After a USCIS Status Change?

Receiving a change of status from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is a significant step for many investors seeking to run businesses within the United States. However, this change alone does not fulfill all requirements for obtaining an E-visa. This post explains what is needed after a status change when applying for an E-visa, particularly for those planning to leave and re-enter the U.S.

Steps for Converting L1B Visa to L1A Classification

Steps for Converting L1B Visa to L1A Classification

USCIS has issued clarifications for practitioners handling the conversion from L-1B to L-1A visa classifications. Not categorized as a “change of status,” these cases do not attract a $500 fraud fee and are treated as changes in the conditions of employment. This post details the necessary steps and form adjustments for the conversion process, along with strategic timing considerations to maximize the benefits of the L-1A classification.